Operating Theater

Date: 1902 

Description: Dr. Nicholas Senn demonstrates surgical techniques at Rush Medical College.

Date: 1924 

Description: Advertising poster for International paraffin engines. Includes photographic illustrations of the engine's agricultural uses as well as color illustration...


Woman Ironing

Date: 1927-10 

Description: A woman sitting in a wooden chair while using an electric iron on clothing. A laundry basket is at her feet.

Date: 1931 

Description: Exterior view of the McCormick Works Club House. The Club House was designed for recreational use by factory employees.

Date: 1930-09-12 

Description: Engineering photograph of a "rebuilt" experimental one row cotton picker ("assembled on F-T-2517").

Date: 1933 

Description: Armed officers and an armored truck owned by the Brinks Express Company outside the Italy building at the Chicago World's Fair "Century of Progress" exhibi...

Date: 1937-05-17 

Description: Exterior view of the McCormick Works factory at night. A tower with an illuminated sign reading "McCormick" is in the background. A faint image of a group...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. In the foreground is a crowd of people, animals, and tents. There is also a group of solders wi...

Date: 1925 

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick-Deering P&O "Little Chief" plow featuring color illustration of the implement. Includes the text "the square-turn plow...

Date: 1975 

Description: Three men are looking at a trailer with a woman posing on roof holding a paintbrush to a painted mural. One of the men is Ricardo Alonzo, muralist and dire...

Date: 1847 

Description: Engraving of the McCormick Reaper Works as it appeared in 1847. The factory was located on the north bank of the Chicago River, east of the Michigan Avenue...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Workers inspecting assembled wagon wheels at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wagon Company u...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A drawing, on green paper mounted on a darker green cardboard, of a top and side view of a design for a white gold or platinum and diamond ring. The design...

Date: 1933-07-18 

Description: Miss Lillian Anderson, Queen of the Century of Progress exhibition, signing photographs at the International Harvester exhibit.

Date: 1932-08 

Description: Mother and her two daughters at work in the McCormick Works community garden. The garden was one of several factory gardens created under International Har...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A large room with manufacturing equipment at the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's factory ("reaper works") in Chicago. Men in work clothes are at so...

Date: 1937-07-29 

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental Farmall tractor designated as model "F-22".


Description: Wisconsin Tourist Bureau, Chicago office at 209 N. Michigan Avenue.

Date: 1935-02-28 

Description: An Island Waterways Corporation boat docks by the North Pier River Barge Terminal near the McCormick Works (factory).

Date: 1959 

Description: Workers steady a crawler tractor (TracTracTor) as it is moved by a ceiling-mounted conveyor at an International Harvester factory, possibly Tractor Works.

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at: